Greencastle falls in district final

May 31, 2012
  • Clear Spring senior striker Ralph Weaver signed a letter of intent to play soccer at Shepherd University, an NCAA Division II school in the West Virginia Conference. Weaver capped his four-year varsity career by scoring 14 goals and adding 10 assists for the Blazers last fall, earning Herald-Mail All-County First Team honors. From left to right: Seated -- Ralph Weaver III, Clear Spring boys soccer coach Mark Myers and athletic director Lisa Shives; Standing -- Clear Spring assistant coach Eric Knode, club coach Rick Aleshire and Clear Spring principal James Aleshire.
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Thursday, May 31, 2012


ANNVILLE, Pa. — Greencastle-Antrim lost 3-2 to Manheim Central (21-3) in the PIAA District 3-AAA championship game Thursday night at Lebanon Valley College.

The Blue Devils (18-6) enter the PIAA state tournament on Monday as the No. 2 seed from District 3. They will play the top seed from District 1 — Sun Valley — at a site and time to be announced.

Mary Ward, Rachel Kline and Cassey Cordell each had two hits, and Amanda Wink struck out 10 without a walk for the Blue Devils.

All-Potomac Valley Conference

Eastern Panhandle selections

First Team

Hedgesville — Courtney Layhew, Danielle Parks, Allison Sween. Jefferson — Shannon Lyons, Alexander Witt. Musselman — Nikki Dusing, Brittany Ingram, Whitney Potts. Washington — Christina Collins, Amber Curry, Alycia Lambert, Devin Williams.

Second Team

Hedgesville — Abby Crawford, Molly Seibert. Jefferson — Emma Barr, Lauren Lewis. Musselman — Tori Butler, Brianna Caison. Washington — Tori Manuel.


Funkstown 8, Titans Club 5

Funkstown (5-1): Josh Moats 2 hits, 3 RBIs; Kyle Dinterman 2 RBIs; Dylan Wagner 6 Ks.


Conococheague Little League

Redmen 15, Broad Run 1

Redmen: Ryan Greene 11 Ks; Ryan Sharer 3 hits, HR; Travis Hebert 2 HRs; Alonzo Coleman 2 hits, HR.

Federal Little League

Lions 21, Exchange 9

Lions: Braden Kolb 4 hits; Alex Walter 3 hits; Gavin Anderson, Luke O’Dell, Kyle Quarley 2 hits each.

Exchange: Kevin Abeles, Todd Stocks, Andrew Blake, Graham Spitz, Del Corden 2 hits each.

Federal Minor League

Mid-Atlantic Veterinary Hospital 5, H&H Well Drilling 2

Mid-Atlantic: Dylan Parkman, Trae Grove, Luke Frazee 2 hits each; Luke Frazee, Myles Keats 4 Ks each.

H&H: Dylan Kolb 2 hits; Donnie Dintaman 3 Ks.

Hagerstown PONY League

Goodwill 6, United Bank 5

Goodwill: Justin Smith, Colton Repp 2 hits each; Taylor Kerns HR.

United: Jordan Davis 3 hits; Bryce Sharenbrock 2 hits; Brandon Stotler HR.

Goodwill 10, Firefighters 6

Goodwill: Tanner Elbin, Justin Smith combined 8 Ks, 2 RBIs each.

Firefighters: Dakota Smith HR.

Halfway Minor League

Sam’s Club 10, Hopewell 8

Sam’s: Chris Alvarez, Josh Desmond, Wyatt Divelbiss 4 hits each; Jason Showe 3 hits, HR.

Hopewell: Jared Snow, Mason Wolfensberger, William Coldsmith 2 hits each.

Maugansville Little League

Fairview LLC 20, Ruritan 5

Fairview: Jacob Pugh 4 hits, HR, grand slam, 10 RBIs; CJ Jennings 4 hits; Will Klein 2 hits.

Ruritan: Brandon Gasaway 2 hits.

Minor Interleague

Ground Envy (Valley) 11, Terry’s Auto (South Mtn.) 7

Ground Envy: Dawson Rinehart 2 hits, 4 RBIs.

Terry’s: Avven Richmond, Ty Unger 2 hits, 2 RBIs; 2 hits; Chase Dorsey 2 hits.

National Little League

Crampton 17, Funkstown Legion 8

Crampton: Dawson Hottinger 3 hits; Jacquan Young, Chance Barnhart 2 hits each; Brock Penn 9 Ks.

Funkstown: Rian Flaherty 2 hits, HR, 10 Ks; Kyle Gilbert 2 hits, HR.

Crampton 10, FOP 0

Crampton: Brock Penn 3 hits, HR; Jacquan Young HR; Dawson Hottinger 9 Ks.

National Minor League

AMVETS 20, Western Maryland 10

AMVETS: Christian Robinson 3 hits, HR; Frankie Robinson 3 hits; Grant Napier 2 hits, HR; Jared Harvey, Logan Manners, Eli Cerezo 2 hits each.

Western: Howie Robinson 2 hits.

Senior Interleague

Chick-Fil-A (Maugansville) 12, Buffalo Wild Wings (Valley) 4

Chick-Fil-A: Cody Reeder 2 hits.

BWW: Zach Keener 3 hits, 2 RBIs.

Sharpsburg Little League

Battleview Market 12, Nutters 11

Battleview: Mark Frushour 4 hits, 4 RBIs; Trystan Roosa, Evan Weaver 2 hits each.

Nutters: McKenzie Smallwood, Alexis Reel 2 hits each.

Valley Little League

9-10 Division

Collins’ Appliance 9, BJ Customs 8

Collins’: Josh Black, Jeremiah Horst 2 hits each.

7-8 Division

BJ Builders 10, Allegany Dental 5

BJ: Dillon Smith, Cole Starnes, Dylan Moser 3 hits each.

Allegany: Eric Calandrelle 2 hits.

West End Little League

FOP 8, Staggs 4

FOP: Miziah Norris 3 hits.


AFL-CIO: Will Stoey 2 hits; Isiah Dillinger 8 Ks.

VFW: Joseph Ringus HR.


Sharpsburg Minor League

Restorations Unlimited 4, Affordable Air Conditioning 0

Restorations: Cevin Denny, Kourtney Hagy 2 hits each.

Affordable: Victoria Harder 2 hits.


Washington County Co-Ed

J.R. Davis Funeral Home 12, Young Guns 4

J.R. Davis: Dale Reed 4 hits, HR; Mike Green 4 hits; Christy Young 3 hits.

Washington County Seniors

Funkstown Tavern 13, Holcim US 2


Suns to hold Nathan Minnich Night

The Hagerstown Suns will host Nathan Minnich Night for the Shepherd University standout and Waynesboro High School graduate on Wednesday.

Minnich, a senior for the Rams, has earned several NCAA Division II Player of the Year awards this season. He will be honored in a pregame ceremony by the Suns and will be made available for autographs.

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